Agriculture Scholarships

Scholarships open to students majoring in Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, and other related fields.

Feeding Tomorrow Freshman Scholarships
Sponsor: Feeding Tomorrow
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors who will be pursing an undergraduate degree in food science within an IFT-approved food science program.

Scott-McKenna Memorial Scholarship
Sponsor: Rocky Mountain Outdoor Writers & Photographers
Amount: Up to $2,000
Closing Date: May 30, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students with a career interest in the outdoors. Candidates with an interest in Natural Resources, Forestry, Rangeland Ecology, Wildlife Biology, Agriculture, or related fields are eligible for the scholarship. Photography and journalism majors, with a special interest in wildlife outdoor photography/journalism are also eligible.

NPFDA Scholarship
Sponsor: National Poultry & Food Distributors Association (NPFDA)
Amount: Up to $4,000
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to college juniors and seniors in the upcoming school year who are pursuing a poultry or related agricultural degree (Agricultural Business, Poultry, Science, Food Science, Animal Science, Food Marketing, Ag. Econ, and other related business and agricultural degrees).

Soil and Water Conservation Scholarship
Sponsor: Soil Science Society of America
Amount: $3,500
Closing Date: May 31, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to undergraduate juniors and seniors, as well as graduate students who are enrolled in a North American university. Preference will be given to students enrolled in a land grant university, or other universities or colleges have equivalent agricultural curriculum. Applicant must have career goals in soil and water conservation.

Daughters of American Agriculture Scholarship
Sponsor: American Agri-Women
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to any farm, ranch or agribusiness woman or her daughter who are graduating high school seniors, current college students, or returning students who are pursuing accredited courses in agriculture leadership, communications, rural sociology, medicine, or any other courses directly related to agriculture.

Ted Rolins Eco Scholarship
Sponsor: Ted Rollins Eco Scholarship
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: June 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to high school seniors and current undergraduate college students who are majoring (or plan to major) in a field related to sustainability.

NAFB Scholarship Program
Sponsor: NAFB Foundation
Amount: $5,000
Closing Date: June 11, 2019
Description: Scholarships are open to college juniors, seniors, and graduate students for the Fall 2019 semester who are enrolled in or transferring to an agricultural communications curriculum. Strong consideration will be given to candidates with concentration and/or application in broadcast media.

ExtremeTerrain’s Student Scholarship
Sponsor: ExtremeTerrain
Amount: $3,000
Closing Date: June 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to students who are/will be pursuing a degree in Environmental Studies, Environmental Research, Land Use, Earth & Atmosphere Studies, Sustainable Land Management, Parks and Recreation, or Sustainable Agriculture Systems during the fall term.

Indiana Garden Club Scholarship
Sponsor: Indiana Garden Club
Amount: Minimum of $500
Closing Date: June 15, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to residents of Indiana County, Pennsylvania. Applicant must be majoring in ecology, horticulture, landscape design, landscape architecture, conservation, botany, forestry, agriculture, earth sciences, arboriculture, food science, forest ecosystems, plant pathology, or plant sciences.

National Potato Council Scholarship
Sponsor: National Potato Council
Amount: $10,000
Closing Date: June 21, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduate students working to improve the future of the U.S. potato industry.

American Jersey Cattle Association Scholarships
Sponsor: American Jersey Cattle Association
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to members (junior or Lifetime) of the American Jersey Cattle Association who will be enrolled in college during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must show an interest and commitment to continued involvement in the Jersey dairy business. In addition to the general scholarships, there is a scholarship open specifically to students in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Virginia.

Mollie Butler & J.D. Orear Scholarship
Sponsor: Mollie Butler & J.D. Orear Scholarship
Amount: Varies
Closing Date: July 1, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who are or will be majoring in an equine-related field.

MFMA Scholarship
Sponsor: Maple Flooring Manufactures Association, Inc.
Amount: $1,000
Closing Date: July 8, 2019
Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors and current college students who will be enrolled during the 2019-2020 academic year. Applicant must submit a personal essay answering one of six given questions. Scholarship is only open to specific majors (too many to list) – see website for details.

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